Court: Man Admits Setting Fire on Bus in China, Injuring 33

January 28, 2015 10:06 AM

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A man admitted on Wednesday that he set a fire that spread through a bus in eastern China and injured 33, entering his plea from a hospital bed wheeled into a courtroom because of his own injuries in the blaze, a court said.

Bao Laixu said he started the fire last July in the city of Hangzhou to take revenge against society and because he wanted to end his own life after a relapse of tuberculosis, the Hangzhou Intermediate People's Court said on its microblog. The sentence is yet to be announced.

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